| Aug 17, 2014
| 4:20 PM
NEW HAVEN — When Simona Halep was asked Sunday who her toughest opponent is, the answer came quickly and without hesitation.
"Maria Sharapova," Halep said. "She's beat me five times already."
Sharapova won't be in New Haven this week. She'll...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 6:56 AM
Rafael Nadal pulled out of the U.S. Open on Monday because of an injured right wrist, making him the fourth reigning men's champion in the last 45 years to sit out the tournament.
Nadal and the tournament announced his decision simultaneously, exactly...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 8:31 PM
NEW HAVEN — Maybe it's not so much of an advantage to get the No. 1 seed at the Connecticut Open tennis tournament.
Tuesday night marked the third consecutive year that the top seed lost in her opening match at New Haven. Magdalena Rybarikova of...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 6:49 PM
NEW HAVEN -- Another top seed fell at the Connecticut Open Wednesday night, as Samantha Stosur upset No. 3 Genie Bouchard in straight sets at the Connecticut Tennis Center.
Stosur thoroughly outplayed the Wimbledon finalist, earning a 6-2, 6-2 victory....
| Aug 20, 2014
| 7:58 PM
NEW HAVEN — The bigger the stage, the better Genie Bouchard performs.
Put her on a court at the Australian Open, French Open or Wimbledon and Bouchard shines. She was a finalist at the All England Club two months ago after reaching the semifinals...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 9:45 AM
The Connecticut Open field has been strengthened with four wild-card entries announced over the past two days.
The additions are headed by 13th-ranked Dominika Cibulkova, a finalist at the Australian Open this year. Andrea Petkovic (No. 19), Sam...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 4:08 PM
The list of highest-earning female athletes in the world might not surprise you, with the exception that mixed martial artist Ronda Rousey, who might be the most popular woman in America right now, is not in the top 10. Her big paydays might be coming...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 5:59 PM
NEW HAVEN — Dominika Cibulkova's groan said it all.
Cibulkova, the 13th-ranked singles player in the world, got things kicked off Friday afternoon at the Connecticut Open, as the WTA player representative in the main draw ceremony on the first day...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 3:59 PM
When Simona Halep came to New Haven last year for the New Haven Open tennis tournament, she was unseeded and ranked 23rd in the world. But she was also on a roll, having won 24 of her past 29 matches.
She went 5-for-5 at New Haven, winning her fourth WTA...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 1:06 PM
NEW HAVEN — The Connecticut Open tennis tournament on Wednesday released its qualifying field of players who will compete for one of the six spots up for grabs in the main draw of the August event.
Included in the field of 42 is a mix of...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 1:01 PM
The No. 1 men’s tennis player and expected finalist in Monday night’s U.S. Open was ousted in one of the bigger upsets in tennis history here Saturday.
Novak Djokovic went down to Kei Nishikori of Japan, 6-4, 1-6, 7-6 (4), 6-3.